Heyworth Public Library District

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Newsletter ~ July 15, 2015

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The House of Blues is nearing the end of its run at the Heyworth Public Library. We have had a fantastic summer of programs and participation of kids through adults reading. To date we have 183 kids signed up to read for prizes. This Saturday, July 18th, is the LAST day to turn in reading logs and tickets in our drawings for reading prizes. We can’t thank our local businesses enough for supporting summer reading with all the prizes we have to give away this summer!

Upcoming Programs:

Reading for prizesAges 3 – Adult (Ends July 18)

July 18          LAST DAY to turn in your reading for prizes logs and bingo sheets. Last day tickets for prizes are given out.

July 16          Family Storytime:  The Noisy Orchestra, 6:15 p.m.

July 20          Open Craft Night, 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 6:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. Knitters and crafters who would like to meet and socialize in the library are welcome. The Knitting for Beginners program will take a break this summer (June – August) and start back up again in the fall.

July 22          Heyworth History Club meets at 10:30 a.m. in library Community Room.

July 24          Friday Movie Mornings; 10:30 a.m. Bring a friend and your own snack!

  • Friday Movie Mornings will continue the rest of July, take a break in August, and then continue in September after school at 3:20 p.m.

July 27          Monday Evening Book Club, One Good Dog by Susan Wilson, 4th Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

  • Would you like to start your own book club with a group of friends?  We can help with book selection and loan the books you will need for your group.  Stop by today and ask for details.

For all programs and more, see our website at heyworthlibrary.com.

Items the library collects for our community:

  • Coupons for military families overseas
  • Gently used Heyworth Hornet Shirts/Sweatshirts and branded athletic gear
  • Box Tops for Education coupons/Campbell soup labels/Tyson Chicken product labels
  • Coca-Cola product bottle caps and reward coupons off of cases of Coca-Cola products
  • HP ink cartridges

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It looks like Spring may appear this weekend! So stop on by to gather gardening and landscape design books. 🌷💐Or pick up cleaning how-to-manuals, such as Martha Stewart’s most recent The Martha Manual. 🧹🧺 Then get side tracked by a best seller and enjoy reading in the warmth of the sun under a light blanket this afternoon. 🌞🌞🌞 Don’t forget to sign up for: Author John Schirle’s program Explore Illinois 3/25 @ 6 pm And Money Smart Week Program | College Financial Planning Strategies, 4/1 @ 6:30 (Illustration by Jeff Paslay / The Seattle Times)
If you are thinking of attending John Schirle’s Explore Illinois presentation please sign up today. We have reached over 6K, with over 100 interested on social media, BUT it’s the sign up sheet in the library that guides whether we cancel a program. Please let us know if you are attending. 473-2323 Join us as John Schirle presents some of the fascinating and diverse places to explore in outdoor Illinois. John is from Decatur, Illinois, and is the author of Best Tent Camping: Illinois, 2nd edition, published in 2018 by Menasha Ridge Press. Over the years he’s explored venues all across the state. He’ll present material from his book, as well as other outdoor guides he uses and recommends.
Last one 🙁 until June, when summer reading programming begins😍! Family Storytime is geared for pre-school through first grade. However the whole family is welcome to join in on the fun. Come explore, participate in art, and enjoy stories. This Thursday is all about big & little!
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3:30 pm today! Learn to knit - 6th grade on up. Or K - 8th graders join us for Legos.